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Beauty Test Drive: Maybelline FIT ME Foundation

I am 27-years-old and I have been wearing makeup for 13 years. And it has taken me all 13 of those years to find the perfect foundation, a creamy (but…

Jessica Wakeman | October 4, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Spa Sonic Skin Care System

OK, so this has been the year of skin woes for me. First, I accidentally burnt my lips using two common beauty products — teeth whitener and Blistex. After a…

Annika Harris | October 1, 2011 - 4:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Bliss Fabulips Treatment Kit

The beauty industry is all about developing products and then creating a demand for said products — which actually means they convince us that we really, really, really need those…

Annika Harris | September 3, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Claro IPL Acne Clearing Device Zaps Zits Fast

I don’t get pimples often, but when I do, they’re often painful and difficult to eliminate. I have figured out a pimple-killing strategy that works for my skin — benzoyl…

Annika Harris | July 16, 2011 - 4:00 pm

A Love Letter To My Anastasia Brow Wiz

Dear Anastasia Brow Wiz (or as I fondly call you, Stasi),

We’ve only known each other for a few months now, but you’ve already saved me from moments of…

Annika Harris | June 8, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Curel Itch Defense Lotion

I was cursed with dry skin. When I was younger, I could literally write on my legs because they were so ashy. And as I’ve aged, I’ve developed a slight…

Annika Harris | May 20, 2011 - 5:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: The Perfect Polish From Jason Wu

I’m not into polishes that sparkle and shine. My nails are super short (sorry, I’m terrible and I bite ‘em), so I want a polish that minimizes, rather than emphasizes,…

Julie Gerstein | April 20, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Are Sally Hansen Salon Effects Strips Worth The Money?

There have been few innovations in how fingernails are decorated in the last few years–but Sally Hansen Salon Effects strips are one of the best. Salon Effects strips are made…

Annika Harris | April 8, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Beauty Test Drive: A Personal Microderm Kit That Makes Skin So Soft

As I have mentioned before, I have a little bit of an adult acne situation. Even worse (and if you’re my mom, or squeamish, don’t read this part), I tend…

Julie Gerstein | April 4, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Beauty Test Drive: A 2-In-1 Product That Actually Works?

I’m always a little skeptical of 2-in-1 products; shampoos that are also conditioners rarely do either thing well — and leave hair feeling oily and tangled — so I didn’t…

Julie Gerstein | March 28, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Does The Smashbox Glambox Really Make You Sultry And Sweet?

Take a good look at those two faces above. That beautiful model is rocking Smashbox’s “Glambox,” a full collection of makeup that’s supposed to allow you to complete both a…

Julie Gerstein | March 21, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Fresh’s Umbrian Clay Treatment

One note before we begin: The picture above is not exactly the product I used. I used a loose umbrian clay powder from Fresh that can be mixed with water…

Julie Gerstein | March 18, 2011 - 11:40 am

Beauty Test Drive: Kate Walsh’s Boyfriend Fragrance

I know what you’re thinking: “Does the world really need another celebrity fragrance?” I have to admit I thought the same thing when I was invited to the launch of…

Annika Harris | February 16, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Beauty Test Drive: The Body Deli Dark Chocolate Truffle Body Scrub

I love eating chocolate. I love smelling chocolate. And now, after using The Body Deli’s dark chocolate truffle body scrub, I love bathing in it, too. The dark chocolate truffle…

Jessica Wakeman | February 9, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Beauty Test Drive: DHC Deep Cleansing Oil

It might seem counter-productive to clean your face with oil, especially if you have oily skin like me. But I tried DHC Deep Cleansing Oil with fingers crossed that I…

Annika Harris | January 12, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: LiQWD Hair Products

My hair has become quite dry since I’ve switched to an extra-strength dandruff shampoo, so I’ve been on the hunt for hair products that would restore my hair’s moisture after…

Annika Harris | January 7, 2011 - 4:45 pm

Beauty Test Drive: June Jacobs Spa Radiant Refining Exfoliating Powder

I go to a lot events where I’m given goodie bags full of free stuff. Sometimes the swag is really great, other times it’s crap. I recently went to an…

Annika Harris | January 2, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: Dior Holiday Collection Eyeshadow Quad

I’m not the type of woman who spends her money on one high-quality product — no, I’m a lots-of-little-cheaper-things, Forever 21-type of shopper. But when it comes to spending a…

Jessica Wakeman | December 2, 2010 - 5:10 pm

Beauty Test Drive: emerginC Scientific Organics Phytocell Detox Mask

I don’t deviate too far from my daily skin care regime of washing with a benzoyl peroxide face cleanser and applying a prescribed MetroGel. I’ve found what works for me…

Annika Harris | December 1, 2010 - 9:00 pm

Beauty Test Drive: O.P.I. Avoplex High-Intensity Hand & Nail Cream

As the temperature drops, so does the moisture in my hands. This happens every year, but instead of complaining about my dry, cracked hands in January and trying too late…

Annika Harris | November 16, 2010 - 6:20 pm
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